Guitar Reviews by Fernando Pontaza

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  1. Fender Squier Stratocaster ·
    I got it because it was affordable and it looked great. If you are tallking bang for your buck I rate this guitar at the top of the scale. The only probles is the finish is wearing out, specially where you rest your picking arm on the guitar. As...(more)
    Equipment: Guitars · Posted: 11/7/2002 by Fernando Pontaza (209)
  2. Roland JC-120 ·
    A great clean amp, amazing reliability, sturdy construction, good for all types of music, even with distortion. It has a clean full sound and a legendary chorus.
    Equipment: Amplifiers · Posted: 11/7/2002 by Fernando Pontaza (209)
  3. DOD TEC4x Guitar PreAmp FX Processor ·
    A good, easy to use pedal. As strong points I would have to smention the chorus, flanger and distortion effects. It's durable and great for the road. Actually the only bad thing I have to say about it is the noise it generates when other electri...(more)
    Equipment: Effects · Posted: 11/7/2002 by Fernando Pontaza (209)
  4. ATAME ·
    It is easy to use and well organized. Some tabs are not 100% accurate but all give you a good idea of what the song structure is. I like the fact that it has tabs for songs in spanish compared to the majority of on-line tabs you can find in the ...(more)
    Books/Tab: On-Line · Posted: 11/7/2002 by Fernando Pontaza (209)
  5. Cakewalk Cakewalk Guitar Studio ·
    I use it often and it has helped me figure out songs because I can look and each detail as it goes by. Creating loops is also helpfull to practice tough song parts. It is very reliable and has never crashed. It's suited for all playing levels si...(more)
    Software: Audio/MIDI · Posted: 11/8/2002 by Fernando Pontaza (209)
  6. Butterfly by Special EFX ·
    Minucci continues on with the band making the record in a way that Jinda would of contributed. An All-Star cast including Roger Smith (16th Special EFX CD), David Mann, Chuck Loeb (2nd Special EFX CD), Warren Hill and Jay Beckenstein. There are...(more)
    Recordings: Jazz · Posted: 11/8/2002 by Fernando Pontaza (209)
  7. Rata Blanca On The Internet ·
    This web site is one of the most complete band pages on the web, considering that not to many latin bands have a web page. You can access sample MP3s, tabs, lyrics, pictures, videos, tour information, discography, bios and even a link directory....(more)
    Musicians: Musician Websites · Posted: 11/27/2002 by Fernando Pontaza (209)
  8. Train Of Thought by Dream Theater ·
    The album is good, but definitely it will not knock their previous work out of my top DT album ranking. I saw on the bonus material that it took them 3 weeks to write the album. Whats the rush!?! Maybe because of this short writing period the so...(more)
    Recordings: Rock/Pop · Posted: 9/16/2004 by Fernando Pontaza (209)